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All-New 2018 Polaris Ranger XP 1000 EPS

More than 100 owner-inspired innovations

For Model Year 2018, Polaris has set a new standard in utility side-by-sides with the introduction of the all-new RANGER XP 1000. Simply put, the new flagship RANGER is more rugged, more refined, more RANGER. More than 100 owner-inspired innovations make the new RANGER XP 1000 the hardest working, smoothest riding RANGER ever built.

All-New 2018 Polaris Ranger XP 1000 EPS ($15,299) - Matte Titanium Metallic

All-New 2018 Polaris Ranger XP 1000 EPS ($15,299) - Matte Titanium Metallic

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The 2018 RANGER XP 1000 is more rugged. Starting with a powerful ProStar® 1000 engine, tuned to produce a class-leading 82 horsepower. This unmatched power is put to work with an all-new clutch and redesigned driveline. The Polaris-designed, large-ratio clutch provides unmatched, low-speed drivability and features the strongest belt ever offered on RANGER. Additionally, redesigned under-hood air intakes and a new clutch cover provide increased air flow for cooler, longer-lasting belt life. Improved driveline geometry produces less friction for increased efficiency and a quieter ride. The RANGER XP 1000 turns power into productivity with 25-percent more towing capacity for an industry-leading 2,500 lbs. (1,134 kgs).

All-New 2018 Polaris Ranger XP 1000 EPS ($15,299) - Polaris Pursuit Camo

All-New 2018 Polaris Ranger XP 1000 EPS ($15,299) - Polaris Pursuit Camo

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At the foundation of the RANGER XP 1000 is a more-rigid, one-piece chassis. The new chassis increases stiffness and reduces flex for a stronger, more durable machine and improved ride. The industry-leading 11 in. (27.9 cm.) of suspension travel represents a 10-percent increase, further enhancing the legendary smooth ride that RANGER is known for. New 27-in (68.6 cm.) tires with cast aluminum rims provide a taller stance and an industry leading 13 in. (33 cm.) of ground clearance. With 8.3 percent more ground clearance, the RANGER XP 1000 can conquer the toughest terrain, from the jobsite to the trail.

All-New 2018 Polaris Ranger XP 1000 EPS ($15,299) - Sagebrush Green

All-New 2018 Polaris Ranger XP 1000 EPS ($15,299) - Sagebrush Green

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The new RANGER XP 1000’s all-new exterior design is inspired by full-size pickup trucks and captures the essence of RANGER. The completely new front end, larger headlights and a new distinct grill are positioned behind a massive front bumper, designed for added protection in the toughest environments. The new bumper includes an integrated Polaris Glacier® plow mount, vehicle tie-down points and mounting points for a Polaris winch and lighting accessories. The RANGER XP 1000 also features a new, full-body skid plate providing even-more rugged protection for increased durability. An all-new dumping cargo box carries 11.5 percent more volume and has welded steel corners for increased stiffness. Features such as exclusive Lock & Ride® rails, eight stake pockets, molded in-box divider slots, and large, reinforced D-rings make it the most versatile cargo box in the industry.

Key New Features 2018 Polaris Ranger XP 1000 EPS
Engine New clutch, tri mode throttle mapping
Drivetrain Redesigned driveline, quieter ride
Body Aggressive styling, brighter headlights
Chassis Stronger frame, integrated snow plow mount
Suspension 11” of travel, 13” of ground clearance
Electrical Under hood accessory Bus Bar
More Stronger cargo bed
All-New 2018 Polaris Ranger XP 1000 EPS ($15,299) - Suede Metallic

All-New 2018 Polaris Ranger XP 1000 EPS ($15,299) - Suede Metallic

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The RANGER XP 1000 is more refined, delivering the next level of fit, finish and attention to detail in a utility SxS. For precision handling, the vehicle has a reduced steering ratio and provides a tighter turning radius, and the new, front sway bar offers a more responsive ride and improved maneuverability. Low-speed clutch engagement provides a smooth ride and more control when loading, unloading, hooking up a trailer or navigating tight terrain. And now standard on all RANGER XP 1000 vehicles, the Polaris engine braking system (EBS) ensures smooth, controlled descents on steep inclines with or without a load. The vehicle also features Three-Mode Throttle Control with Performance, Standard and Work modes for unparalleled control of the vehicle’s industry-leading power. All this combines for a better driving experience, no matter the application.

All-New 2018 Polaris Ranger XP 1000 EPS ($15,299) - Sunset Red Metallic

All-New 2018 Polaris Ranger XP 1000 EPS ($15,299) - Sunset Red Metallic

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The all-new interior of the RANGER XP 1000 has been completely redesigned around the operator, providing more comfort and convenience. Getting in and out of the vehicle is easier with 5 in. (12.7 cm.) more clearance. Once inside, the operator will notice more legroom and ultra-comfortable seats with 1 in. (2.5 cm.) more bottom cushioning. An all-new, user-friendly dash layout features a new dual-sweep digital/analog gauge and four more accessory switch locations that are pre-wired. As a result, Polaris Engineered™ accessory installation is easier.

All-New 2018 Polaris Ranger XP 1000 EPS ($15,299) - Sunset Red Metallic

All-New 2018 Polaris Ranger XP 1000 EPS ($15,299) - Sunset Red Metallic

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With new class-leading storage, the RANGER XP 1000 has room for anything needed for a day of riding or working. A massive, 3.4 gallon (12.7 liter) in-dash tray, and large, truck-inspired double glove boxes keep even the largest items secure. The new flip-up passenger seat offers maximum interior configurability and can hold cargo such as a 5 gal. (19 liter) bucket or a cooler. The in-cab attention to detail can even be seen with the six cup holders, including handle cutouts for mugs.

All-New 2018 Polaris Ranger XP 1000 EPS

All-New 2018 Polaris Ranger XP 1000 EPS

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RANGER has hundreds of available Polaris Engineered accessories for any work or recreation application, including cab systems, storage solutions, wheels and tires, and more. The RANGER XP 1000 takes accessory integration to new heights with the new Polaris® Pulse™ electrical system and RANGER Pro Shield cab system. Found under the hood, the Polaris Pulse electrical system allows for plug-and-play installation of Polaris Engineered powered accessories. Additionally, a Polaris Pulse bus bar can be added to the new Polaris Engineered Lock & Ride roofs for easy installation of additional lighting, audio and other powered accessories.

All-New 2018 Polaris Ranger XP 1000 EPS

All-New 2018 Polaris Ranger XP 1000 EPS

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Along with the more rugged, more refined RANGER XP 1000, new for model year 2018, the entire RANGER lineup of hardest working, smoothest riding utility side-by-sides come standard with a one-year factory warranty.

The 2018 RANGER XP 1000 is available in Sage Green, Sunset Red, Suede Metallic, Matte Titanium Metallic and Polaris Pursuit Camo. Special edition models wit all these updates include the Northstar HVAC Edition in Sunset Red with industry-exclusive heating and air conditioning. The Crew versions will be no doubt updated in the next year or two. The rest of 2018 RANGER Full-Size lineup includes the RANGER XP 1000 High Lifter Edition, RANGER XP 900 EPS, RANGER XP 900, RANGER 570 Full-Size and RANGER Diesel (all with 2017 design).

The RANGER CREW lineup includes the RANGER CREW XP 1000 EPS, RANGER CREW XP 900, RANGER Diesel, RANGER CREW 570-6 and RANGER CREW 570-4. The Midsize lineup features the RANGER 570, RANGER 500. RANGER EV Li-Ion and RANGER EV (again with 2017 design).

Specifications: 2018 Polaris Ranger XP1000 EPS
Engine Type: 999cc; 4-Stroke DOHC Twin Cylinder
Fuel Delivery: EFI
Transmission: Automatic PVT P/R/N/L/H
Suspension (Type/Travel)
Front: Dual A-Arm 11” Travel
Rear: Dual A-Arm 11” Travel
Brakes Front: Hydraulic Disc with Dual-Bore Caliper
Brakes Rear: Hydraulic Disc with Dual-Bore Caliper
Tires Front: 27 x 9-12; Maxxis/ Aluminum
Tires Rear: 27 x 11-12; Maxxis / Aluminum
Overall length width height: 116.5”x60”x76”
Seats 3
Maximum Ground Clearance: 13”
Wheelbase: 81”
Dump Bed Capacity 1000lb
Towing Limits 2000lb
Fuel Capacity: 10gal
Claimed Dry Weight: 1342lb
Colors Radar Blue, Matte, Pursuit Camo, Solar Red, Sage Green
Price: $15,299

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